News

Friday
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Halcyon Incubator’s latest class looks to address opioid epidemic, sexual assault and other pressing challenges

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

D.C.-based Halcyon has identified a new group of social impact startups for its incubator, all of whom are tackling some of today’s most pressing challenges, those that consume news headlines daily.

Tuesday
11
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Innovators & Disruptors: The 2017 Tech 25

Halcyon Incubator fellows Amelia Friedman and Danya Sherman join Halcyon's CEO Kate Goodall in the 2017 Tech 25. An additional 8 Halcyon Incubator fellows were likewise included in the Innovators and Disruptors "Hall of Fame".

See the full list here.

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write this Article--Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

"In the numerous hi-tech trade shows in the US and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) drwas most media and public attention is robotics...Over hte past two years, Halcyon, a Georgetown non-profit gruop that examinese 21st century problems and how to deal with them, brought together an army of experts for a detailed study of robotics, and then issued a final report that sheds some lig

Wednesday
11
1

30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs

Alexandra N. Wilson, Forbes

Leveraging business smarts to save the world.

Read the full article here.

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write this Article -- Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

In the numerous high tech trade shows in the U.S. and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) draws most media and public attention is robotics. The robots on show are almost always painted a neutral white, and the emphasis is on cuteness as they chat with children and wizz around displaying inane skills like serving cocktails while blinking cheerfully at the public. 

Wednesday
11
1

Robots Among Us: Report Looks At Future of AI, Living With Robots

Bob Hetherington, Robotics Tomorrow

The Halcyon Showcase was designed to be only the beginning of a national and global dialogue on the future of robotics policy. Several recommendations in the report are centered around the creation of groups of experts and advisory structures designed to continue the expansion of knowledge and policies pertaining to robotics and AI.

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write This Article - Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

In the numerous high tech trade shows in the U.S. and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) draws most media and public attention is robotics. The robots on show are almost always painted a neutral white, and the emphasis is on cuteness as they chat with the children and whizz around displaying inane skills like serving cocktails while blinking cheerfully at the public.

Wednesday
10
25

Power 100: Washington's most influential newsmakers of 2017

Douglas Fruehling , Washington Business Journal

Five years ago, we set out to do a comprehensive list of the most influential local business leaders. We called it Power 100.

Wednesday
10
4

Five ways DC rocks (and two ways it doesn’t) at social entrepreneurship

Liam Sullivan, Greater Greater Washington

Across the country, cities tout policy carrots like tax incentives or development projects to attract and retain workers and industries. However, new research shows there are other things a city can do to boost a particular class of ethically-minded entrepreneurs–called social entrepreneurs–as they launch and grow their ventures.

Tuesday
10
3

Calypso at the Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase

Calypso was a featured demo at the Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase in Washington DC on September 28-29, 2017. Here is Dave Touretzky showing off the Calypso user interface.

Read the full article here.